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The voices in my head are fucking awful to me. They are the echoes of things people have said to me all my life. The reason I quit before I find success usually. “I don’t know why you’re trying” “You’re … Continue reading
In-fucking-fluenza. I’m missing out on roller derby practices. I’m missing out on roller derby bouts. I’m struggling to walk many days. Overall – it’s pissing me off-fa-fa… (bonus marks if you know where that’s from) Result? A 5 minute walk … Continue reading
Have I ever mentioned I love derby? I feel like I’m not improving. I’m probably pissing off my coach (or she at least thinks I’m some whiner who needs constant validation) by asking her… “do I look like I’m doing … Continue reading
I struggle with perfectionism. I have a bad case of “if I can’t do it right, I don’t want to do it” and that leads me to not doing a lot of things. Including working out, eating healthy and a … Continue reading
Holy effin hell. Being back on skates after 6 weeks off was… interesting. My back hurt. My feet hurt. My legs hurt. I was unstable and wobbly. I missed skating – but tonight felt like it did back at the … Continue reading
There’s nothing like seeing yourself in action to realize that you have TERRIBLE derby stance. One of the refs at my *very first official bout* posted this video from his helmet cam. I am on the black team – wearing purple … Continue reading
10 squats. 25 second plank. Commence headache. This. EFFING. SUCKS.
Exploring the Northern Troth
Offering empathy to those who find themselves alone at middle-age
Writing through life's passages.
Bringing love back into my life after losing the love of my life!
Writing that goes everywhere, man
My Husband Died When I Was 25 After A Short Fight Against Bowel Cancer
A little blog about us *now with added glitter*
Ramblings of a girl masquerading as a woman...
the life and times of a young widow, teacher & mother
before, after and the wine in between.
Exploring a new land and continuing to learn about myself
"...To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man." - Hamlet, Shakespeare